Nevada governor Brian Sandoval signed SB 229 into law, repealing legislation that would have withdrawn the state of Nevada from the Lake Tahoe bi-state Compact, a federally approved agreement intended to provide regional protection of the Lake’s stunning natural features. The law, however, severely weakens the Tahoe Regional Protection Agency’s authority to protect Lake Tahoe by requiring that it consider economic factors in land-use planning, thereby giving development and environmental protection of the Lake equal weight.
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A traditional road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway provides many “oohs” and “ahhs” along the majestic ocean, and for good reason. The turquoise water and rolling hills encourage exploration around every twist in the road. Yet, through a 320-mile bike journey, I’ve learned that all senses are heightened when on two wheels. Our dynamic team of four women joined Climate Ride, a charitable bike ride, in an effort to fight climate change.